Jones, William D
William Douglas Jones
Son of William Jones and Margaret Jones née Davies
Born 10th September 1888 at Hook near Surbiton, Surrey
Married Agnes Alberta Dorothy Maxim in 1908
Carman for a builders contractor of Pearces Cottages, Ditton Hill, Surbiton in 1911
Employed at the Hampton Court Gas Works in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
Lived at 31 School House Lane, South Teddington, Middlesex
Enlisted on 7th May 1915 as Private (G/9211) with the East Surrey Regiment, 9th Battalion
and later served as Private (9648) with the Gloucestershire Regiment
Killed in action 25th/26th September 1915 at Loos, Somme
At first listed as ‘missing believed dead’, but later confirmed as killed in action.
One report suggests he had been shot and was carried to a first aid tent by two friends,
but then an enemy shell hit the tent and all three soldiers were killed.
Listed on the Loos Memorial (Panel 65 to 67)
Listed on Teddington War Memorial
Listed on St Mark's Church War Memorial
Commemorated on the Hampton Wick Remembers website.
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